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The scoundrel's dictionary [T85050] [ecco]

DMI number:
868
Publication Date:
1754
Volume Number:
1 of 1
ESTC number:
T85050
EEBO/ECCO link:
CB130272550
Shelfmark:
Ecco - Bod
Full Title:
THE | SCOUNDREL's DICTIONARY, | OR AN | EXPLANATION | OF THE | CANT WORDS | Used by [i]Thieves, House-Breakers, Street-Rob- | bers[/i] and [i]Pick-Pockets[/i] about Town. | To which is prefixed, | Some curious DISSERTATIONS on the | ART of WHEEDLING; | And a Collection of their FLASH SONGS, | with a proper GLOSSARY. | The Whole printed from a Copy taken on one of their | Gang, in the late Scuffle, between the Watchmen | and a Party of them on Clerkenwell-Green; which | Copy is now in the Custody of one of the Constables | of that Parish. | [double rule] | LONDON: | Printed for J. BROWNNELL, in Pater-noster-Row. | MDCCLIV. | [Price 6d.
Place of Publication:
London
Format:
Octavo
Price:
6 d
Comments:
Contents: prose pp. [3]-14; Gypsies and Beggars Cant pp. 14-21; 'Canting songs; the best Sort. In Cant and English' pp. 22-32; prose note p. 32. Prose includes some verse quotations; only those quotations 4 lines or longer have been indexed.
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Publisher:
J. Brownnell
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Absolute (100%)
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First Line:
Thus they on flattery build foundations bad
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p.5
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You smile to see me whom the world perchance
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p.6
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And so like a disease they swiftly spread
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p.11
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[no title]
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Bing out been morts rand tour and tour
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p.22
Poem Title:
The Advice, &c. A Song in Cant.
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Go forth brave girls look out look out
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pp.23-24
Poem Title:
The same Song in English.
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Doxy thy glaziers shine
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pp.24-25
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The King of the Gipsies Song, made upon his Beloved Doxey or Mistress.
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My bonny lass by the mass I swear
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pp.25-26
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In English thus:
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Now my kinching cove is gone
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pp.26-27
Poem Title:
The Rum-Morts Song, in Praise of her Maunder, who had forsaken her.
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Now my little rogue is gone
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p.27
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The Sense in English thus
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The budge it is a delicate trade
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pp.28-29
Poem Title:
The Budge's Song, in Cant.
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Good people give ear whilst a story I tell
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pp.30-31
Poem Title:
The black Profession: A Song.
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There is a black and sullen hour
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pp.31-32
Poem Title:
A Song.
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